French Cellist Paul Tortelier Died On This Day In 1990 – Aged 76 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French cellist Paul Tortelier died on this day in 1990 – aged 76

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Paul Tortelier

French cellist Paul Tortelier died on this day in 1990 – aged 76.

Maestro Tortelier is remembered as one of the prominent cellists of the 20th Century – with his famed students including British virtuoso Jacqueline du Pré.

He received worldwide recognition in the 1970s and 80s after recording a series of cello masterclasses for Britain’s BBC TV.

 

PAUL TORTELIER & SERGIO LORENZI | BEETHOVEN | CELLO SONATA NO. 3 IN A MAJOR 

 

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